Search Database

This database includes high potential projects and companies in the environment and energy sectors based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational. The maturity phase ranges from initial concept (formation or validation) up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space (growth and then established).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Novamem (DrinkPure) 2013
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Novamem is the first company to use state-of-the-art technology to produce micro- to nanofiltration flat sheet membranes made from almost any polymer. Since 2018 a water filter is produced, which cn fit on any tab, to provide drinking water
Novaton 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
OHANA Move 2018
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Functional clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
OHANA Move is an environmentally friendly active wear label from Switzerland. We produce sportswear that consists of almost 80% recycled PET bottles. For one leggings from our production 25 PET bottles are needed. It is OHANA Move's highest concern to design trendy clothing that breaks new and environmentally conscious ground. Our reversible two-in-one clothing can be worn on both sides and is therefore doubly individual.
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
Optical Additives 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
Optor 2014
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Optor AG is a specialist for complex planning and optimization problems. In many cases, productivity can be significantly increased by targeted optimization of operating processes. Our optimization software ODS is the ideal tool to realize this potential quickly, easily and cost-effectively, e.g. for power industry: Smart Grid: Optimized load control for your network or lower costs thanks to optimized purchasing and warehousing.
ParkU 2012
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ParkU equips you with everything you need for the perfect parking experience. Search for and find parking spaces near you, or at your destination. Reserve parking spaces in car park garages at hourly, daily, weekly or monthly rates. Easily pay for all your transactions directly from your phone. In Switzerland not all functionalities are available
Perspective Robotics (Fotokite) 2014
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Drone & flight
Fotokite designs, manufactures, and supports tethered aerial video streaming systems for Public Safety teams to gain situational awareness in firefighters and first responder teams.
Pexapark 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Pexapark enables better renewable energy sales in subsidy-free markets through a combination of software tools and PPA transaction services. We provide developers & operators with revenue management, hedge risk analysis and optimization capabilities and enable them to participate the open market with the confidence of full energy sales & trading compliment. Our award-winning PexaQuote provides the standardized pricing methodology across the range of PPA contracts, term lengths and asset types. Sellers and buyers execute PPA transactions with our advisory service. Last but not least, we connect producers and off-takers, provide historical deal trends and reduce search costs through our community platform PexaConnect. Together they form a seamless platform to better enable renewable energy sales.
PHYSEOS 2011
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Renewable technologies
Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012
VS
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
Plair 2014
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Plair SA develops and manufactures professional systems for preventive environment monitoring. Proprietary state-of-the-art technology forms the basis of Plair’s intelligent detectors that provide high-quality and continuous environmental measurements in all weather conditions.
Planted 2019
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Planted produces food products from plants, that replace meat, taste good an contain healthy ingrediants. Only a handful of carefully selected ingredients go into Planted: pea protein, pea fiber, sunflower oil and water.
POWERGIA 2013
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
Precision Vine 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Information technology ] Drone & flight, IT data usage
With a focus on improving wine quality, Precision Vine works with growers and winemakers to collect and analyze remote-sensing data and assist in integrating the information acquired into specific management plans. We offer high-resolution hyper/multispectral aerial imaging and associated vineyard specific data services to address vineyard heterogeneity, vine balance, irrigation management, harvest planning, disease mapping, nutrition needs, maturation curve and more.
Qualysense 2010
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
R&D Cycling 2017
VS
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Communication, e-bike, Low technology
Au cœur des Alpes valaisannes, R&D Cycling a développé une plateforme unique de compétences complémentaires et un réseau d'exception au service de la création d'événements fédérateurs, du développement de produits innovants et d'une offre de services d'excellence.
reCIRCLE 2015
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
RECIRCLE is a national take-away network that uses washable containers with RECIRCLE lids to prevent waste.
Redelec 2007
VS
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension in the dying industry is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
reech 2012
GR
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Renewable energy engeineering, with main focus on photovoltaics; As an innovative Company for Photovoltaic, they combine R&D, analytics, maintenance and consulting
ReWinner Atlman 2016
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ReWinner maximizes product and material reuse with an online plattform. All business goods, like furniture and kitchen or bath item or windows, etc. can be traded via the plattform rewinner.ch.
RINO Electronics (Eisspeicher) 2003
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Energy storage other than batteries, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
New technologies are being tested within the framework of this demonstration plant. Energy supply for old farmhouses; combination of hybrid solar modules with earth register and ice storage.
Rubbish Design 2016
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Wearable devices or apps
Our products are crafted from used sails, kitesurf, paragliding or each kind of toy you could use to fly and play with Nature. They cannot longer be used for their original purpose, but still offer great features. Strenght, colours, graphical design, texture.
Samro Technik 2013
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Samro Technik AG has been dealing with the electrolysis of water by means of boron doped diamond electrodes for years. The resulting change in the water (ECA water) and the generation of other compounds allow a wide range of applications.
Securaxis 2015
GE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT data usage
Securaxis provides people travelling and working in hostile or volatile environments with geo-localised and mapped security information in real time. It has all the necessary features for the security management of people in at-risk contexts: headcount, alerts, geofencing, on demand tracking, group management, documentation for duty of care.
Sensorscope 2009
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, Smart device
Sensorscope is an IT company with a strong know-how in radio communication, hardware/software engineering, and database technologies, that applies cutting-edge data collection technology to wireless monitoring.
Sharely 2013
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Service pooling, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Plattform to enable local community sharing all kinds of products, online plateform.
Signa-Terre 2008
GE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects. Our objective is to identify the potential energy and financial savings of buildings and to propose solutions adapted for this purpose.
simplee 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Bodycare, Energy efficiency ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
We offer you the easiest way to get started with sustainable loading solutions. This requires good planning, intelligent products, scalable billing plan standards and transparent communication along all project stages. From the analysis, through a uniform and scalable charging concept to the implementation of the installation, we are at your side and that of all other parties involved.
SkyCell 2012
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Cooling technology, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, Sensors
SkyCell is a provider of temperature-controlled container solutions with a special focus on serving global pharma companies and sustainability. They are driven by their mission to supply the safest pharma containers worldwide. This is achieved through their unique combination of hardware, software and service.
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